Tunnel vision on the Esk

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Comments (18)

not1word on May 10, 2009

You've got some very still water there, Sandy. Makes for a really great reflected image, especially condsidering your platform isn't as stable as what some of us work from. From the map, it looks like you're out there pretty far into the not-too-many-folks-around area.

scml on May 10, 2009

Your right not1word...I have caught the slack between the turn of the tide...the water is like black glass...really more beautiful in real life than in a photo...and its where there pretty much aren't any folks around ;) which makes is even better...

And I have a good balance and a steady hand...seems to work well ha ha

See ya later from Sandy who had a great day ;)

Nick Weall on May 10, 2009

A Golden Star for the balancing act and a wonderful shot ~ what nasty man eating animals lurk under the mirror of the water I wonder???

Nice work ~ ciao nick

scml on May 11, 2009

No nasties here Nick...other than perhaps a big bass fish...the odd goanna that may be feeding on some carcass...water dragons etc....perhaps some eels and little baby fish ;)

Most definately worth the risk ha ha

Now up north...that would be different as you would have crocodiles up there...but here I am lucky to have a safe and lovely place to go ;)

Thanks for the Golden Star...Iam really pleased you have visited my gallery again...

See ya from Sandy

Nick Weall on May 11, 2009

That is funny Sandy but I could have sworn that I saw an old shot up chair just drift out of shot ~ can that be so?????

scml on May 11, 2009

No such luck here Nick...this is in a national park..I don't think guns would be allowed :)

But if I find a unclaimed chair drifing by...I promise to put it somewhere safe and you can visit to sit in it haha

See ya from Sandy

not1word on May 11, 2009

Sorry that my chair escaped for a moment, Sandy. Someone told me about its escapades, and I came and rounded it up again. I promise that it won't trouble you any more. Dinner is on the way.

scml on May 11, 2009

No problems not1word...but I have to tell you...I am fading away to a shadow waiting for my meal...damn it better be good :)

See ya later...Sandy ;)

not1word on May 11, 2009

We do our best, but sometimes our best isn't good enough. : ( I shall talk to the staff, and encourage them to make haste with your meal.

Partha P on May 11, 2009

Excellent photography. Y S.

Sk.Kabirul.Hashan on May 11, 2009

Great short your photography life.thanks to you.you visit my country.

scml on May 11, 2009

Good idea not1word...chop chop ;)

Hello Partha..thanks so much for your lovely comment...much appreciated..and a Yellow Star...so nice :) Best wishes from Sandy ;)

Hi Kabirul ...thank you for your visit to my gallery...one day I would love to be able to visit your country...but for now it will have to be pano to keep me happy...see ya from Sandy

FWWS! on May 28, 2009

I like this shot too...Very nice reflections...v...

scml on May 28, 2009

This river is great for these sort of shots...the reflections can be fantastic at times....so like a mirror...

It is such a lovely place....thanks for taking the time to go through my photos FWWS

longdistancer on April 9, 2010

Amazing, Your lucky:))

Best regards from Poland. Andrew.

scml on April 9, 2010

Hello Andrew thanks so much for your visit and comment...Yes I am lucky to have such a wonderful place to visit...and I am pleased to be able to share it with you... ;)

Greetings to you from Sandy in Australia ;)

uni* on August 25, 2010

Beautiful picture and great reflections Sandy.

Best wishes uni*

scml on August 25, 2010

My favourite place Uni ... I can spend all day up this river and it still isn't long enough :)

Thanks for your visit ... best wishes from Sandy ;)

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 10, 2009
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    by scml
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix S5700 S700
    • Taken on 2009/05/09 15:46:35
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash